COVID-19 In Childcare

COVID-19 In Childcare

£20 + VAT

Our COVID-19 in Childcare course is perfect for anyone that wants to know the up to date rules/guidelines in childcare settings surrounding COVID-19. You will learn about the importance of risk assessments in any setting where there are children and that risk assessments must be carried out in order to ensure that the setting remains safe, not just for the children but also for the practitioners as well.

All about this course

Our COVID-19 in Childcare course is suitable for anyone working in a childcare setting.

In this course you will learn that where there are children, risk assessments must be carried out in order to ensure that the setting remains safe, not just for children but also for the practitioners as well.

You will be able to identify the different symptoms experienced from the virus and why some people are more affected than others.

In our COVID-19 in Childcare course you will learn that children should be temporarily removed from their childcare setting if they have a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19.

You will also learn that although the risk of COVID-19 is very low for children, it remains important that safe working in childcare settings is a priority for management. This is so that no one is unnecessarily exposed to the virus and that children and staff who are vulnerable are provided with the protection that they need.

You will look at the impact the virus has had so far on society and consider the ‘new normal’ that all of us need to face.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Fully CPD registered
Suitable for people working in the childcare setting
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Up to date information in regards to COVID-19
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Introduction – This unit is designed to provide an introduction to COVID-19, where it is believed to have originated from and the impact it has had so far globally, especially on the economy and education. The unit will finish by explaining the latest Government guidance for COVID-19.
Unit 2 – Identifying and assessing risks – In this unit of our COVID-19 in Childcare course you will learn that in any setting where there are children, risk assessments must be carried out in order to ensure that the setting remains safe, not just for children but also for those working with them.
Unit 3 – Symptoms of COVID-19 – This unit will look at the different symptoms experienced from the virus and why some people are more affected than others. You will also learn about people who have had COVID-19 and the handful of consistent symptoms between individuals, both in adults and children.
Unit 4 – Preventing the spread of COVID-19 – In this unit you will look at possible ways of minimising and preventing the spread of Coronavirus. You will learn that a risk assessment for use in any childcare setting is complex and has to consider many factors. There are lots of different ways in which a risk assessment can be put together.
Unit 5 – Actions for childcare settings during COVID-19 – In this unit you will look at the procedures in childcare settings that will need to be adopted in order to provide a safe environment for children and practitioners. You will learn that although the risk of COVID-19 is very low for children, it remains important that safe working in childcare settings is a priority for management so that no one is unnecessarily exposed to the virus and that children and staff who are vulnerable are provided with the protection that they need.
Unit 6 – The new normal – In this unit you will look at the impact the virus has had so far on society, in particular in childcare settings, and consider the ‘new normal’ that all of us will need to face. You will learn that there is no firm evidence of children attending childcare settings being more at at risk there than in any other setting, although this could change as more research is carried out.